An aspiring Canadian 400m sprinter, Myles Misener-Daley of Hamilton, has raised $15,000 in three days to assist his mom, Tricia, who was recognized with stage 3 lung most cancers in September 2022. The sprinter is elevating cash to assist his mom as she focuses on therapy and restoration.
Misener-Daley’s mom was first recognized with stage 3 breast most cancers in March 2022. Based on Misener-Daley, she underwent a number of rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and surgical procedure as per her therapy plan, and efficiently fought the illness. A yr later, she was recognized with thyroid most cancers and had surgical procedure solely days earlier than her five-hour flight to California to attend Misener-Daley’s commencement from the College of California-Los Angeles (UCLA). However by September, the most cancers had unfold to her lungs, and Misener-Daley needed to return to UCLA for his closing yr as a sprinter of their monitor and discipline program.
“My mother has at all times been one in all my largest supporters in each side of life,” wrote Misener-Daley. “Though now we have each day contact, the ache and heartbreak of being away from her throughout these tough instances will be insufferable.”
Misener-Daley grew up in Hamilton, attending Westdale Secondary College, however has been at UCLA for the reason that fall of 2019. His record-breaking highschool instances garnered lots of consideration; he set the Canadian U18 400m document of 45.99 and received highschool provincial titles within the 100m, 200m, and 400m.
His fundraising marketing campaign for his mom has reached greater than $15,000 within the two days since he launched it. “I need my mother to peacefully concentrate on her well being, restoration, and happiness with out the monetary worries or burdens of now not working,” says Misener-Daley. “She has given me a beautiful life, now, it’s my flip to be her rock to lean on.”
Misener-Daley says he’s overwhelmed by the quantity of assist he and his mom have obtained. “I’ve had lots of of individuals attain out and do what they’ll to assist her by means of these instances,” he says. “The cash helps pay for issues she wants, like lease and groceries, as she isn’t in a position to work anymore.”
Despite the fact that Misener-Daley can’t be there along with his mother, he believes his fundraiser is a chance to share her story and get his mom the assistance she wants. You may donate to Misener-Daley’s marketing campaign for his mom on GoFundMe, the place 100 per cent of the funds will go to supporting her financially throughout this tough time. “If I can support even a small quantity of economic burden, it’ll support within the struggle for her life,” says Misener-Daley.